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Upcycled pieces you never knew you needed.

Most homes essentially look the same, especially when everyone heads to IKEA for their homeware needs. A big part of every home is the furniture, it can make or break your home’s aesthetics.

So why not think outside the box and incorporate alternative furniture ideas into your home?

1Use Lockers as Storage Units

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Upcycle school furniture by turning them into storage units at home. The metal frames and quirky colours will add character to your space!

2 Convert Old Doors into Table-tops

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If you can’t seem to find a dining table that matches your style, then why not make one of your own. Try converting doors into table tops; not only are they hardy, some doors even have unique colours and designs.

3 Switch Out Boring Headboards With Window Frames

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Bedframes can be boring and basic. For an instant stylish upgrade, upcycle vintage style window panels and use them as your headboards.

4 Upgrade Cinder Blocks to Tables

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Thinking of incorporating raw materials into your space to achieve an industrial themed look? Then try this cheap and easy DIY that will definitely turn heads. Use cinderblocks to create your own sturdy bedside table with storage!

5 Transform Tree Branches into Hangers

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Using tree branches as home décor and storage has been a trend among young homeowners. Not only does the addition contribute a rustic theme to the space, it’s also hard-wearing enough to withstand the weight of clothes and accessories.

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6 Turn Ladders into Towel Racks

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Got a ladder that you barely use but don’t want to throw out? Convert it into a towel or cloth rack. It’s a quick and easy alternative for a towel rack and you’ve got yourself a ready to use ladder.

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Why you should care

Upcycled pieces you never knew you needed.

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